Insolvency Litigtation for Advisors and Directors

Summary

This course provides practical guidance and advice regarding the obligations and exposures for company directors (executive and non-executive) and their advisors, if a company enters the insolvency process. Participants will gain hands-on experience through case studies which focus separately on the issues of liquidation and receivership. The course will also provide insights into recent trends in corporate enforcement and likely changes.

Venue details:  
Webinar, , Online
Start date & time:  
13 October 2020 14:00
End date & time:  
13 October 2020 17:00
Price:  
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Training ticket cost:  
4.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
3.00
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Myles Matthew Kirby

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Insolvency

Format

This course will be delivered via Zoom on Tuesday 13 October 2020 from 2pm to 5pm. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants the day before the course is due to take place.

Who should attend

This course is designed for company directors, both executive and non-executive, and their advisors.

Course overview

  • Comparison of liquidations versus receiverships
  • Trends in corporate enforcement
  • Liquidations - including civil actions against directors, protective measures pre and post liquidation, specific consideration for non-executive directors, criminal proceedings involving directors, Office of Director of Corporate Enforcement and civil sanctions, other types of insolvency proceedings involving directors as witnesses.
  • Liquidation case study
  • Receivership - including injunctions against the receiver, directors and promotors, attachment and committal, certain liquidators' powers conferred on receivers, seeking court injunctions, setting aside artificial structures, proceedings by the company outside of receivership.
  • Receivership case study
  • Professional negligence litigation during insolvency in relation to auditors and other professional advisors

      Key learning outcomes

      By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

      • Understand the types of litigation that arise in insolvencies
      • Awareness of the role and extent of involvement for the different types of directors (executive and non-executive) in such litigation
      • Understanding the consequences, risks and exposures for directors
      • Knowing the steps that directors can take both before and after the insolvency to minimise their risk and exposures

      Speaker bio

      Myles is the managing partner of Kirby Healy Chartered Accountants which is a specialist insolvency and forensic accounting practice. He is a member of the Irish Society of Insolvency Practitioners (ISIP) and has served on the law reform subcommittee of that group. Myles currently holds a practising certificate and an insolvency practising certificate from Chartered Accountants Ireland. Myles has taken over 250 appointments as Liquidator and Receiver/Manager.